TfL is calling for more hauliers to apply for a Direct Vision Standard (DVS) permit after revealing that more than 7,000 penalty charge notices (PCNs) have been issued to lorry drivers since the schemes launch in March, raising a minimum of £1.9m in fines. With penalties ranging from £550 a day to half of that, if paid within 14 days, the scheme is estimated to have raised between £1.9m and £3.8m in fines from hauliers in its first three months. […]
The FTA has expressed concern over TfL’s Direct Vision Standard, and questioned whether it’s the most effective approach for improving road safety in London.
A company set up by Ealing Council is now undertaking waste and recyclable collections after ordering 32 Mercedes-Benz Econics.
Ketra Logistics has taken delivery of 14 DAF rigids all compliant with London’s Direct Vision Standard (DVS), in a bid to make the fleet as safe as possible.